Archive | July, 2013

Support Latham Square

July 29, 2013


If you’ve been following this blog, you might have read the fantastic piece by our own Dave Campbell about Latham Square in Downtown Oakland. Basically, Telegraph and Broadway intersect at a sharp angle, and the City of Oakland is conducting a six-month pilot project to replace a few hundred feet of automobile lanes in the […]

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Latham Square in Downtown Could Revitalize with a Park for People

July 25, 2013


Latham Square Plaza is a ‘Pilot Project’ Oakland is revitalizing the intersection of Broadway and Telegraph as a place for people, by redesigning the 1st block of Telegraph as a pocket park, with the road closed to cars and open to people. Between 16th St and Broadway, Telegraph Avenue will be re-invented as a larger plaza […]

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BevMo? BevNo! in the Temescal

July 18, 2013


“The best offense is a good defense” is what kept running through my head after the recent Temescal flareup with the possibility of BevMo trying to get a foothold in the Temescal at 49th and Telegraph, the most recent site of the 6500 square foot Frazee Building. When I was tipped off to the fact […]

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Ecocity CoLab: Co-working for a Cause! Opening August 15th

July 8, 2013

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On August 15th, a new kind of collaborative work space will be opening its doors at the recently renovated historic White Building near the 12th and 19th street BART stations in Downtown Oakland: Part co-working space and part innovation lab and ecocity learning network, Ecocity CoLab is designed to bring together individuals and organizations dedicated to creating […]

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